September 6, 2012

2012-13 UEFA Champions League Group Stage: attendance map.

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2012-13 UEFA Champions League Group Stage: attendance map

The 2012-13 UEFA Champions League begins on 18 and 19 September. Here are the 1st Mathday fixtures (

Here are the groups, ‘2012–13 UEFA Champions League group stage‘ ( The ‘group of death’ is Group D, which is comprised of Real Madrid, Manchester City, Ajax, and Borussia Dortmund.

Three clubs are set to make their debut appearances in the Champions League Group Stage – Montpellier (champions of France), Nordsjælland (champions of Denmark), and Málaga (fourth-place finishers in Spain).

The map page shows attendance data of the clubs involved. Listed at the upper left-hand corner are 2011-12 home average attendance figures (from domestic league matches), along with percent-change from the previous season. On the map itself, in the center of the map page, the clubs’ locations are shown on a large map of Europe. Surrounding the large map are enlarged inset maps of each of the 17 countries which have teams involved in this season’s competition. The club crests on the inset maps are sized to reflect each club’s average attendance – the larger the crest, the higher that club’s average attendance is.

Breakdown of clubs in the 2012-13 UEFA Champions League by country…
4 clubs -
England (Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United), Spain (Barcelona, Málaga, Real Madrid, Valencia).
3 clubs –
France (Lille, Montpellier, Paris Saint-Germain), Germany (Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, Schalke), Portugal (Benfica, Braga, Porto).
2 clubs –
Italy (Juventus, Milan), Russia (Spartak Moscow, Zenit), Ukraine (Dynamo Kyiv, Shakhtar Donetsk).
1 club -
Belarus (BATE Borisov), Belgium (Anderlecht), Croatia (Dinamo Zagreb), Denmark (Nordsjælland), Greece (Olympiacos), Netherlands (Ajax), Romania (Cluj), Scotland (Celtic), Turkey (Galatasaray).
Thanks to Roke at, ‘BlankMap-Europe-v4.png‘.
Thanks to European Football, for attendance data for 31 of the 32 clubs,
Thanks to the contributors to the pages at, for crests and locations, and crucially, for hard-to-get (nonexistent, really) Turkish Süper Lig attendance figures, ‘2011–12 Galatasaray S.K. season‘.

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